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Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge

Village Kalthari,Badrinath Road, Rishikesh 249201, India (Formerly Himalayan Hideaway)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the nicest places we stayed whilst in India, such a peaceful place to visit away from the hustle and bustle of main rishikesh area. We really enjoyed the private beach space next to the river, such am inspiring place filled with different birds and butterflies, one for mature lovers. The rooms had heaters which was a... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is indeed kind of you to place us as "one of the finest places" that you have visited while in India. I am so glad to read that you had an enjoyable and peaceful stay with us. Yes, the location of the Lodge is just what our mind and body needs - away from the noise and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my birthday and stayed with my husband. Great location over Ganges Rooms are neat and clean hut do njot expect luxuries at this place as you can get better accomodation in Rishikesh - this place is way off and if you do jot have own car you are stuck. Service in restaurant is slow woth limited menu options... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is always disappointing for me to read when guests return dis-satisfied from a Tree of Life property. We do take great pride in our service standards and the complete involvement of our team in ensuing that guests return after a wonderful experience. Quite obviously, this has most unfortunately not happened in your case. We have never projected... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Tree of Life for one night and luved the place, service and everything about this resort. Food is excellent, service is quick, staff is really attentive. We did a bit of trekking down the Ganga beach and it was fun and adventurous. The Ganga beach was mesmerizing, clean water and spotless white sand. I would really want to... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Yes, one night is certainly a bit short for a stay at the Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge. There is just so much to do, as you yourself experienced during the time you spent with us. It could be just relaxing in the calm and serene surroundings or then indulging in a whole lot of activities in... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived we were worried that we wouldn't be able to do anything because the place was so remote and the paths steep. We are both in our 70's and I have health problems which would have made a walk to the Ganges impossible. However, we discussed our concerns with the wonderful manager Madhav and within minutes we had... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am indeed delighted to read that inspite your initial concerns, you had a wonderful experience with us at the Lodge. Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share it with a wider audience. Yes, I am indeed fortunate to have a great team lead by Madhav, who do give their best for each of... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After some hectic days in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur my plan was to relax by the foot of Himalaya. I arrived Tree of Life and had a very warm and smiling welcome by the staff. I checked in to a beautiful, well equipped room and I could feel the relaxing athmosphere from the first minute. From my balcony I could... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge is truly blessed - am amazing location set in very natural surroundings; the River Ganga flowing just below us; a beautiful view of the hills all around. All of this, coupled with simplicity and a warm service style does make it an ideal get away from the stress and strain of... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I stayed here for 2 nights at the end of Feb. We had initial problems finding the place (as we were misdirected by a policeman!) But when we arrived we had such a warm welcome....nothing too much trouble! The whole team were so attentive. We had been allocated the room (Eric Shipton) closest to dining room and reception... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge experience with other travellers. I am indeed delighted to read that you found just what you were looking for - peace, calm and tranquility - away from the noise and crowds of the city. Yes, this is exactly what the Tree of Life... More 

New Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife booked this place as we wanted to visit Rishikesh for the first time. On arrival were met with nice smiling front office boy and we immediately enquired that why is this place so far from main Rishikesh and why were we not informed at the time of booking that we will have to drive everyday to... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your November 2014 Tree of Life experience with us. While I do regret that you did not get what you were looking for, I do find it surprising that the fault of our location has been put onto us. We never claim to be a 'city hotel'. Each guest booking with us is sent... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained place in a very peaceful environment. The food is excellent and the team is very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place. A bit outside rishikesh which is not a bad thing if you want to be outside the turmoil. A means of transportation is however required

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Glad to read that you had a calm and peaceful stay at the Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge. Yes, like all Tree of Life properties, we are away from the crowd and noise of the city, in very natural surroundings. Thank you also for your kind words about the staff and the cuisine. We do look forward... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed for 2 days / 2 nights at the Himalayan Hideaway in Cottage No. 210 ( Tenzing Norgay). The resort is a pleasure to stay in - lovely well kept rooms, a private sit-out with a fabulous view of the Ganga as well as the mountains. The Lodge Manager, Madhav, does a magnificent job of giving "personalised as you... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway experience with fellow travellers. I am indeed delighted to read that both of you had a great time with us. Yes, it's all about the 'small things' at the Tree of Life and I do appreciate your recognising the efforts made by Madhav and... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If its peace and tranquility you're wanting, this is just the place: Having travelled throughout India for 3 weeks, I wanted somewhere a little different from the dust and bustle and frenetic pace of the cities and towns, and this beautiful and picturesque resort came up with everything I needed. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, Madhav the manager... More 

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treeofliferesorts, Director of Sales at Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Reading your review, makes me want to give myself a peaceful holiday at the Tree of Life Himalayan Hideaway Lodge ! Thank you ever so much for your very kind words about the Lodge and the amazing team lead by Madhav, who give their very best to ensure that all guests leave, wanting to return. I am sure... More 

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